I was talking with a few friends yesterday and we were trying to think of products that our grandfathers would have used regularly that are fading away or are no longer existant today. We came up…Continue
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"Both my grandfathers passed on while I was very young, so I have no memory of them.
My mother and other relatives have shared with me their impressions of them so that I would have something to pass on about them to my kids:
They were both assholes."
"I never knew my grandfather (either of them; they both passed before i was born. From what i have heard of them, i think it a blessing in thin disguise). However, from my paternal grandfather, i was given his shaving brush and tobacco pipe. I…"
"Pocket Watch, handkerchief, pen knife, suspenders, notebook with important phone numbers, addresses, quotes, appointments, etc. He had a hanging calendar that he actually used. He always wore an American Flag pin on whatever suit he wore. He also…"
"Sure Brian. By uncommon (speaking pretty broadly) I mean a watch brand not commonly seen everyday (not just people wearing them but in advertising like you mentioned) in the USA. Luxury watches I would consider common (in the USA) would be…"
"I have watches from Molnija, Slava, Raketa, Poljot and Vostok, some pre-fall and some post-fall.
They're all based on Swiss calibers, the Poljot 3133, for example, being based on the Valjoux 7734, but modified to have a higher beat…"
"Could you define uncommon . I find that most brands target different demographic groups or throw there advertising budget to a particular region or country . When I travel abroad I always pop my head into the local watch store and will always see a…"
"Ok so she went. Twice. Pretty much the best thing to happen to our relationship.
Massive wake up call for me in seeing that there's life outside of the relationship, and when I live it, I feel more relaxed, more secure, and more fulfilled than…"
"I realize that it's a two-way street. The global brands are probably what's most noticeable but there are other things, too: chinese restaurants, cheap mobile phone accessories being old by Indians, donair / kebab / shawarma shops run by…"
"To me history is about the people. Facts, dates, and events are nice, but tell me about the people. Men like John Adams, Joseph Smith Jr., and other great men are why I study history. To find that even ordinary men can rise to greatness inspires me…"
"A chorus we had in church seemed to help me resolve the conflict I feel between needing to be confident (masculine challenge) and to be humble. It was a line about casting our crowns at His feet. We have 'em -- we have confidence…"
"Hm. I'm not sure those girls really lived in our consumerist world, at the heart, or that their soccer-loving brothers do. After all, eating at Mickey D's doesn't form the core of my identity.
Globalization is real,…"
"Hate to break it to you but what you fear is slowly but surely happening.
I've been all over the world and the only countries I've been to that didn't have a McDonald's are Cuba and Palestine. But Palestine had a…"